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Elsie Mary Fangman

Elsie Mary Fangman

Elsie Mary Fangman

Elsie Mary Fangman, 85, of Vega died Tuesday, October 16, 2018.

Rosary will be said at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, October 18, 2018, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.  Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Friday, October 19, 2018, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.  Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery at Vega.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers at Vega, 110 Main.

Elsie was born January 16, 1933, in Umbarger to Paul and Mary Artho.  In 1951, she married Eugene Fangman, in Umbarger.  For more than 50 years, Elsie lived in Vega.

She was preceded in death by brothers, Elroy Artho, Harvey Artho, Leo Artho, Willie Artho and Kenneth Artho; and sisters, Gracie Raef, Edna Wieck, and Viola Birkenfeld.

Survivors include her husband, Eugene Fangman of Vega; three sons, Ronnie Fangman and wife Karen of Vega, Kenny Fangman and wife Suzy of Lubbock, and Fred Fangman and wife Sharon, of Vega; three daughters, Cherri Estes and husband Tom of Adrian, Mary Watley and husband Roy of Amarillo, and Ann Newbill and husband Les of Mesa, Arizona; a sister, Irene Reinert of Hereford; two brothers, Joe Artho and wife Teresa of Hereford, and Andy Artho and wife Cynthia of Vega; 16 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to BSA Hospice Care of the Southwest, 5211 SW 9th Ave #100, Amarillo, TX 79106; or to Memorial Park Cemetery at Vega, Box 496, Vega, TX 79092.


  • Pam Boren Posted October 17, 2018 4:03 pm

    Prayers for comfort for the family. I know she will be greatly missed by many! Blessings, Jay and Pam Boren

  • Patty Robinson Posted October 17, 2018 6:06 pm

    Prayers for comfort for you all. There is much laughter and rejoicing in heaven., she was a beautiful person and will be missed by many.

  • Donna Tucker Beard Posted October 17, 2018 6:31 pm

    Dear Gene and family, I loved talking to Rlsie at the Post Office it wherever we ran into each other. Getting my hugs and laughs from her would make my day. She will be missed. Prayers for you all during this time.

  • Paulette Borgognoni Posted October 17, 2018 6:52 pm

    Prayers for all~ I was so glad to get Mom & Dad out several years back to visit with them. Hugs for Uncle Gene.

  • Randy Horadam Posted October 17, 2018 9:34 pm

    Prayers for comfort and peace; joy for a life well lived.

  • Janie banner and mark Posted October 17, 2018 10:12 pm

    Aunt Elsie was one of our favorites. Her joy spilled over and brightened others lives. she was always kind and you felt loved.
    In her company. Heavens rewards to her, and peace to the family. mark and Janie banner

  • Mary Lane and Alice Kuehler Posted October 18, 2018 12:52 am

    Love and peace be upon all of the family. Such a beautiful smile and lovely lady may eternal joy be upon her always.

  • Becky Reinart Posted October 18, 2018 10:58 am

    Hugs to all! I loved Elsie and she always had a big smile on her face and love in her heart!!!! Love you all! Becky Reinart

  • Judy Broaddus Starks Posted October 18, 2018 11:50 am

    Your Mom was one of a kind. Strong, happy and easy to love. She will be missed by many. May the fun and happy memories help each of you kids get through the sorrow. Love you all. Big Hugs to you all and a special hug for Gene. 🙂

  • Gene Fangman Posted October 18, 2018 9:47 pm

    Gene, you and your family have our heartfelt sympathy in the loss of your beloved Elsie. Albert and Rita

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